I love Sufism as I love beautiful poetry, but it is not the answer. Sufism is like a mirage in the desert. It says to you, come and sit, relax and enjoy yourself for a while.

By : Naguib Mahfouz 0 Likes          


Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.

By : John Keegan

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There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.

By : Samuel Johnson

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She put her hands around the neck of our production manager, and you know, started to choke him.

By : David Gest

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Therefore, until the day I die, I am going to do what I can, regardless of the cost to me, to try to stop this awful corruption that is destroying our beloved democracy.

By : John Jay Hooker

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The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.

By : Joseph Butler

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Given the devaluation of literature and of the study of foreign languages per se in the United States, as well as the preponderance of theory over text in graduate literature studies, creative writing programs keep literature courses populated.

By : Marilyn Hacker

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No one is guaranteed happiness. You can pursue it, but if you happen to find success along the way on that road to happiness, Conservatives believe you should not be demonized or penalized for it.

By : Glenn Beck

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In the mid-'60s in Berkeley, the theory of measure spaces of economic agents became one of my main interests.

By : Gerard Debreu

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If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that represent this stimulus package are going to be small compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.

By : Judd Gregg

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That which has not a real excellency and value in it self, entertains no longer than the giddy Humour which recommended it to us holds.

By : Mary Astell

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Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.

By : Helene Cixous

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We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour, and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time, that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore.

By : Steve Brown

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